Left-handed starting pitcher known for his big-breaking curveball and effective cutter who made his MLB debut for the New York Mets in 2008.
He played baseball at Defiance High School in Ohio.
He was the Mets opening day starter in 2013.
He married Leah Eckman in 2013.
All-Star outfielder Carlos Beltran paid for him to get a nose job.